concealed carry

New Hampshire woman proves a firearm is indeed an equalizer

by Kimberly Morin January 6, 2016

Yesterday it was reported that a Manchester woman was stalked and attacked at her apartment complex on her way home from work. The attacker clearly thought the woman was just your regular, everyday elderly woman but boy was he in for a surprise.

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What Chris Christie Could have Done in Support of the Second Amendment, but Didn’t

by Steve MacDonald December 12, 2015
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Governor Christie likes to say he is limited in what he can do to defend the second amendment in New Jersey. He’s got this Democrat legislature problem, and they aren’t going to do what he says he wants. But what if he could do something without the legislature that would ensure that every law abiding […]

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Tomorrow on GrokTALK! – December 12th, 2015

by Steve MacDonald December 11, 2015
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Tomorrow morning on GrokTALK! we welcome, NHRTL VP, Jennifer Robidoux. Alexander Roubian, President of the New Jersey Second Amendment Society (NJ2AS) on their undercover video shot while trying to get a carry permit in the Garden State. Along with  Dan Francisco, who is a friend of NJ2AS and former Executive Director at Project Veritas. Plus […]

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Wendy Davis Admits To Lying

by Steve MacDonald December 10, 2015
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Wendy Davis has admitted to lying to her electorate in pursuit of political power. Refreshing, sure, but not surprising. They all lie. This entire (Davis) article is a clear admission that she lied to everyone about an important decision in the hopes of winning an election. And if she had somehow been the victor, there […]

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Concealed Carry Saves Lives – Philly Edition

by Steve MacDonald December 7, 2015
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In July 2014 a mental patient (Richard Plotts) shot and killed a case worker then tried to kill his psychiatrist. The patient, intent on murder, and having illegally obtained a firearm, ignored the fact the medical building was a gun free zone. Philly.com | Upper Darby man, with a criminal record and a long history of […]

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Concealed Carry Saves Lives – Chicago Edition

by Steve MacDonald December 6, 2015
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Last April a concealed carry permit holder in….Chicago, saved a bunch of people’s lives. Chicago Trib | Authorities say no charges will be filed against an Uber driver who shot and wounded a gunman who opened fire on a crowd of people in Logan Square over the weekend. The driver had a concealed-carry permit and acted […]

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Liberty University President: More Students Should Have Concealed Carry Permits

by Steve MacDonald December 5, 2015
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Like we said on GrokTALK! earlier today, every shooting prompts the left and the media to cry for more gun control while regular Americans ignore them and go out and buy more guns. (CNN)At a time when most college campuses prohibit guns, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. thinks the opposite should be the case […]

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GrokTALK! – Testosterone, Health Care, And Concealed Carry

by Steve MacDonald November 20, 2015
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Obamacare is a disaster but are NH Republicans willing to expand Medicaid so that a likely Republican Governor wont have to deal with it if elected in 2016? We also continue the conversation on the drug database, the upward cost curve of insurance and care thanks to ObamaCare, and a case involving Massachusetts police officers […]

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Waffle House Sends Another “Dear Criminals ‘Please Rob us'” Love Letter…

by Steve MacDonald October 15, 2015
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I’m not sure why you’d ever eat at a Waffle House but here’s one more reason to stay away. “…Rivers works security with his brother at “an area nightclub” and that Rivers was sitting in his car talking to his brother on the phone when he saw Davis running out of the (Waffle House) restaurant […]

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GrokTALK! – No Compromise on Constitutional Carry

by Steve MacDonald September 22, 2015
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Susan Olsen joins us to discuss the history and  the Democrat players–past and present–responsible for 100 years of denying some residents their second amendment rights in New Hampshire. She also gives us her observations from inside the senate chamber during the failed vote to override the Governor’s veto of SB 116, which would have returned those […]

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And NH Gov Maggie Hassan still wants to keep gun control in force

by Skip June 25, 2015

Yep, there’s no doubt that she’s a Democrat (H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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The NH Democrat Party’s Ideological Klan-cestors

by Steve MacDonald June 3, 2015
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Carry Licenses were implemented in New Hampshire nearly 100 years ago to prevent certain undesirable persons from being able to carry concealed.  One of the leading Democrat organizations in favor of such limitations was the Ku Klux Klan.  So if governor Maggie Hassan vetoes SB 116 is she refusing to repeal a discriminatory policy favored by […]

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GrokTALK! – Polling Concealed Carry Part II

by Steve MacDonald June 2, 2015
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We continue the analysis of the Women’s Defense League Poll on concealed carry with Emily Sandblade. Does carry permitting prevent criminals from getting guns? Should a few wealthy out of state donors be able to influence state law? (Will you be surprised at how the Democrats polled responded?) Listen to the entire program here Follow […]

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GrokTALK! – Polling Concealed Carry

by Steve MacDonald June 1, 2015
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Emily Sandblade joins us to go through the results, question by question, of the Women’s Defense League scientific poll on concealed carry and carry licensing in New Hampshire. (PDF of the poll results available here) Listen to the entire program here Follow us on YouTube,USTREAM, Facebook, and Twitter …and take us with you oniTunes, iHeart Radio, Spreaker,TuneIn, or Stitcher.

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The schizophrenia of Moms Demand and LEOs: Open carry in Texas and New Hampshire

by Kimberly Morin May 30, 2015

Yesterday the Texas Legislature passed a bill that would allow open carry. Current law in Texas only allows concealed carry if a person has a pistol license. The new bill, which Governor Abbott already said he will sign into law will allow those with pistol licenses to openly carry firearms whereas before it only allowed […]

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Open carry versus concealed carry: Size matters

by Kimberly Morin May 28, 2015

On Tuesday the Women’s Defense League of New Hampshire held a press conference to discuss the results of a poll they conducted. The poll proves that a majority of Granite Staters are against allowing the state-sanctioned discrimination of the current pistol license law to continue. The poll also showed that a whopping 89% of voters […]

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MoveOn Mail Box – Ignorance Is Not Bliss

by Steve MacDonald May 13, 2015
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Jodi Gilman Jones of ‘Portsmouth’ New Hampshire, wants MoveOn members to sign a petition that says…”With all the violence today and accidents involving guns, why do we need citizens to carry concealed weapons without a permit? Shouldn’t we be trying to increase gun safety?” This is what happens when you step repeatedly in steaming piles […]

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A Woman’s Right To Self Defense

by Steve MacDonald April 14, 2015
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In part II of our interview with Campus Reform contributor and NH Special election candidate Yvonne Dean-Bailey we talk about women’s self-defense, constitutional carry as a women’s rights issue, Laura “Pantaloons” (you have to listen to find out who that is), and gun rights on college campuses.  (If you would like to donate or volunteer […]

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First Responders – Susan The Bruce shows us the Progressive view

by Skip March 22, 2015

From the March 2015 of America’s Freedom (p.39, emphasis mine): In the United States and other nations, more and more people are recognizing that victims have the best chance of survival when they can be the first responders. First Responders.  We usually think of these folks as heros – and they are, no doubt.  But they […]

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Just for Susan The Bruce: Liberals just don’t like real equal protection

by Skip March 22, 2015

The Cognitive Dissonance is strong with this one.  Over  at Steve’s post (“NH Democrats Put a Price-tag on Rape“), well known NH Progressive blogger Susan the Bruce decided that she wanted to start a flame war with the premise that women should NOT be able to protect themselves against bigger, stronger male n’err-do-wells with what the […]

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GrokTALK! – At Liberty Forum – The Videos (Segments 1 & 2)

by Skip March 8, 2015

As Steve points out, we were at this weekend’s Liberty Forum (Radisson at Manchester, NH) for a VERY extended GrokTALK! yesterday – instead of the normal 4 segments of around 30 minutes each, we have 12 video segments from around 15 minutes to over a 1/2 hour.  So, all the video has been snipped, titled, and […]

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GrokTALK! – At Liberty Forum – Concealed Carry

by Steve MacDonald March 8, 2015
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With over 5 hours of audio from Liberty Forum I will not be posting it all as one file.  Instead, it comes to you in segments. We begin with a brief shout out to Andrew Hosmer, discuss tanning beds, Renny Cushing and permissible sexual contact (with the necessary paperwork, see also the V.U.L.V.A.), then get […]

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NH Democrats Put a Price-tag on Rape

by Steve MacDonald February 9, 2015
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Any woman in Vermont legally allowed to carry a firearm under federal law can carry concealed without a permit.  This means that no man ever really knows if she is armed. Does that matter?  It does to women in Vermont. Since the year 2000 there are an average of 68% fewer rapes per 100,000 citizens […]

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2016 Presidential Primary: speaking of guns, Rick Perry just shot himself in the foot.

by Skip February 8, 2015

In the Texas Tribune, former Texas Governor Rick Perry took a shot at his fellow Texan, US Senator Ted Cruz, who may be vying with him in the 2016 Presidential Primary: “It’s one of the selling points, if you will, to the American people as they decide who’s going to follow Barack Obama,” he said. […]

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About that Drive By Shooting

by Steve MacDonald February 8, 2015
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In the second half of segment three we “explore?” the effect of gun restrictions on drive by shootings, the difference between firearms carry laws in New Hampshire now and if Constitutional carry passes, rifles and motor vehicles, and the revenue side of the license to carry debate. From the 1/31/2015 program. We did not record […]

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Beneficiaries of Gun Herd-Immunity

by Steve MacDonald February 4, 2015
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From Paul Hsieh at PJ Media The concept of “herd immunity” applies to gun ownership and crime rates just as it does to vaccinations and infectious disease. Crime rates in Chicago dropped dramatically in 2014 after the state of Illinois allowed legal concealed carry. From the Washington Times: [T]he number of robberies that have led […]

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New Hampshire’s overwhelming support for ‘Constitutional Carry’

by Kimberly Morin January 30, 2015

Yesterday was the Senate Judiciary Committee on SB 116. A bill that makes getting a pistol license optional, allowing legal gun owners to concealed carry without having to go through the license process. There was 4.5 hours of testimony throughout the day. Only four people stood in opposition to the bill and three of them […]

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Why Do They Believe We Are All Criminals ?

by Steve MacDonald January 25, 2015
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In New Hampshire, only criminals get to carry concealed firearms without permission, giving them a significant force advantage over women, the elderly, the handicapped, gays, minorities, everyone. Given this advantage, if they were going to testify at a hearing on Constitutional carry–there happens to be just such a hearing this Thursday–would the criminal encourage equality […]

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Did Moms Demand Kroger Earn Higher Profits?

by Steve MacDonald January 20, 2015
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Moms Demand Action has been picketing and picking on Kroger Supermarkets for months, trying to get the grocery-store chain to ban firearms in their establishments.  That’s not working out very well.  Kroger’s sales were up 21% in the third quarter over last year. You will see the 21% figure reported by pro-gun groups but to […]

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Rep Stephen Shurtleff Should Move To Paris

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2015
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Stephen ‘Deputy Dawg’ Shurtleff is not very happy about the legislators voting to allow concealed firearms in the House chamber.  I can see why.  The last time the  New Hampshire House refused to disarm representatives just so they could serve (2011-2012) nothing happened. In related news, ‘officials’ acting on behalf of the government in Paris […]

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